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Poll: Biden's standing improves, while Trump slumps with Republican voters

President Biden's approval rating has ticked up, and Democrats are growing more confident in him. Trump, meanwhile, is seeing his lowest scores with Republicans in seven years.

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Producer Dede Gardner says she has a gut instinct about which films to take on. "I don't see any point in telling stories that have already been told," she says. Gardner is pictured above at the UK premiere of Women Talking in London in October 2022. Joe Maher/Getty Images for BFI hide caption

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Whatever she touches 'turns to gold' — can Dede Gardner do it again at the Oscars?

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President Biden smiles as he speaks after touring the Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co. facility under construction in Phoenix on Dec. 6, 2022. Ross D. Franklin/AP hide caption

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Poll: Biden's standing improves, while Trump slumps with Republican voters

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Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine greets Pennsylvania Gov. Josh Shapiro during a news conference in East Palestine, Ohio, on Feb. 21. Matt Freed/AP hide caption

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Governor's office in Pennsylvania makes a criminal referral in Ohio train derailment

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